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Swish Analytics New NBA Injury Feed For Fantasy Sports, Betting, Fans and Writers

An all-encompassing NBA injury reporting tool.

An all-encompassing NBA injury reporting tool.

Swish Analytics New NBA Injury Feed For Fantasy Sports, Betting, Fans and Writers

Swish Analytics launched NBA Injury Feed this week, a software-driven sports technology solution designed to use predictive algorithms and beat writer’s social feedback calculated together to let fantasy basketball players, hoops fans, writers and bettors know the daily reporting injury status of each player. The Sports Techie community blog chatted almost a year ago with co-founder, Bobby Skoff...

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Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business

Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business - Sports Techie blog

Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business – Sports Techie blog

Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business

When Virginia Tech started rating football helmets it changed the game and business by providing legitimate safety testing. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Bloomberg Business reporter Bryan Gurley about his recent news piece that began as an article about Schutt Sports and evolved into a story and video about Virginia Tech. The lifelong hockey fan interviewed Stefan Duma, head of Virginia Tech’s School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, and the professor responsible for generating the ratings, about their pioneering rating program...

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Not even #CaptainAmerica is immune to sports related #concussion. #football #soccer #hockey #kids

Not even #CaptainAmerica is immune to sports related #concussion.

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Is Your Child’s Brain Safe Playing Contact Sports?

The Sports Techie community blog has reported about the dangers of concussions in most all sports since I launched our sports technology business four years ago, but the alarming audacity by sports leagues, associations and federations to cover up the facts when it comes to the concussion dangers present to youth in sport has gone on long enough for me not to stand up against this sad cover up.

Making an Impact on Head injuries: The Tech Behind Football Helmets

Making an Impact on Head injuries: The Tech Behind Football Helmets

The Risk Of Brain Injuries Shifts As Children Grow Up, via NPR.

Of course, children’s brains can be injured falling off a stair or playing in the yard as they transition through their...

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D3O Granted PEO Soldier Funding For Shock Absorbing Helmet System Testing

D3O awarded funding from PEO Soldier to test Shock Absorbing Helmet System.

D3O awarded funding from PEO Soldier to test Shock Absorbing Helmet System.

D3O Granted PEO Soldier Funding For Shock Absorbing Helmet System Testing

The news out of Brighton, UK, that D3O, the British smart material pioneers, was granted capitol by Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier – the US Army’s acquisition agency, to test evaluate their prototype shock absorbing helmet system solutions that will fundamentally change impact protection, is sports tech related history. It is our Sports Techie community blog privilege to share another exciting sports technology inspired ground-breaking story about D30 with our readers based all over the world...

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Mission Athletecare Enduracool Mobile Cooling Tour Officially Launched

Mission Athletecare Launches 14 State, 100 Day Mobile Cooling Tour For Enduracool Line

Mission Athletecare Launches 14 State, 100 Day Mobile Cooling Tour For Enduracool Line

Mission Athletecare Enduracool Mobile Cooling Tour Officially Launched

The good folks at Mission Athletecare shared with the Sports Techie community blog reader’s, breaking news today about the official launch of their summer EnduraCool mobile tour over 14 states. A brand new, innovative mobile cooling truck for athletes on a mission, is being used for the biggest and most comprehensive consumer program the brand has commenced to date. This first-of-its-kind mobile cooling vehicle created for their Enduracool line has a goal to raise awareness on the dangers of heat illness and the benefits of using cooling strategies.

Mission Athletecare Enduracool Mobile Cooling Tour Officially Launched

Mission Athletecare Enduracool Mobile Cooling Tour Officially Launched

MISSION Athl...

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Russell Athletic Launches New CarbonTek With OS Technology, State-of-the-Art Shoulder Pad System

Russell Athletic Changes the Game with New, State-of-the-Art Shoulder Pad System

Russell Athletic Changes the Game with New, State-of-the-Art Shoulder Pad System

Russell Athletic Launches New CarbonTek With OS Technology, State-of-the-Art Shoulder Pad System

Russell Athletic introduced “CarbonTek with OS Technology™”, the brand’s first ever, football shoulder pad system that changes the game.  The Sports Techie community was able to speak with Russell Athletics’ VP of Design & Development, Sarah Gholston, about their revolutionary football product made for professional players and Division I teams and athletes. The CarbonTek differs from other vendors protection because it provides football players with the latest evolution in protective gear, a fast-growing niche market...

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Swiss Sports Technology Invention By On For Running Uses Science Of Running Shoes

David Allemann, Casper Coppetti, Olivier Bernhard are the company co-Founders

David Allemann, Casper Coppetti, Olivier Bernhard are the company co-Founders

Can science make your run faster, healthier and more fun, of course. ETH Zurich –one of the leading international universities for technology and the natural sciences – is showcasing innovation by Swiss running shoe brand On during the Zürich Meets New York. ETH are presenting information about “the science of running shoes” at this Arts & Science event on May 18-19. Sports Techie community blog readers, runners and everyday walkers worldwide should know that EZH is known as the M.I.T of Zurich where the Swiss On running shoe was invented by an ETH engineer and tested in ETH research. David Allemann, Casper Coppetti, Olivier Bernhard are the company co-Founders...

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Win 15K When You Predict the Best March Madness Bracket Data Set

March Machine Learning Competition by Intel and Kaggle

March Machine Learning Competition by Intel and Kaggle

Intel and Kaggle have teamed up to introduce the new March Madness Learning Mania competition. The winner of this NCAA tournament based contest earns $15,000, may that be a Sports Techie community blog reader. I had a terrific opportunity to learn about Kaggle’s competition-based platform and Intel’s Big Data push towards business applications that can predict and break down the right data sets for any kind of SMB at an affordable price. Kaggle, a competition-based platform for predictive modeling and analytics, partnered with Intel to create the March Machine Learning Mania competition where some smart Sports Techie can win the free $15K prize. Today is the last day to enter so do is NOW!

We have assembled the basic elements necessary to get started with tournament prediction

We have assembled the basic elements...

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Sports Using Technology to Detect, Prevent Athlete Head Injuries via iQ by Intel

All NFL Teams Adopt X2 ICE Concussion Management Software for 2013-14 Season

All NFL Teams Adopt X2 ICE Concussion Management Software for 2013-14 Season

Sports Using Technology to Detect, Prevent Athlete Head Injuries via iQ by Intel http://mvb.me/s/b2aeba

Future of Wearable Tech, Sports + Tech

By Robert Roble, iQ Contributor & Editor at SportsTechie

Innovative researchers and technology-based companies are hard at work addressing the serious dangers of brain injuries and resulting concussions. Using wearable sensors, mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones and big data crunching technologies are allowing for baseline tests that could be valuable for coaches and athletes. These new technologies are becoming more affordable, which could help them be more widely used not only during games, but also for practices.

According to Bill Hannon, a senior technical ...

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